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1986 Suzuki GS 450 won't start

Just bought bike. Had been sitting for three years but shows only 9,800 miles. All electricals work. Installed new battery, new plugs, bled carb bowls (fuel was nasty), cleaned fuel tank, and added fresh gas. Cranks but won't start. No gas to cylinder. Poured a dot of gas in cylinder and it fired but won't run. Side stand light is on in speedo. Got any ideas?

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    I am wanting to buy this bike but it has been sitting for two years. I put fresh plugs in it, fresh gas and a good battery, we had power but the starter would not do anything at all. any suggestions, can the starter be jumped out so I can see if the engine runs or not. also where is the starter located on the bike?

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Take the carburetors apart and either rebuild them or clean them thoroughly.

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